The table below looks at the statistics for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 122 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 7 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 0.60% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£360 £370 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £334 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £434 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+82.85% -16.66%
Data Mining
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
637 498 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.91% 20.50% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 214 225
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £283 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +75.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -0.07%

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Data Mining Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Data Mining
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Scotland region.

Data Mining Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Data Mining
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Mining within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 5 £270 -40.00% 3
Glasgow - - - - 1
Data Mining
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Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Zephyr
2 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Economics
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
2 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) EMIR
1 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) HP